Translation: from spanish

to use sth

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  • use sth to your advantage — use sth to your (own) advantage ► to use your skills, resources, etc. to get an opportunity for yourself: »She had some important contacts in the government, which she used to her advantage. Main Entry: ↑advantage …   Financial and business terms

  • use sth to your own advantage — use sth to your (own) advantage ► to use your skills, resources, etc. to get an opportunity for yourself: »She had some important contacts in the government, which she used to her advantage. Main Entry: ↑advantage …   Financial and business terms

  • ˌuse sth ˈup — phrasal verb to use all of a supply of something I ve used up all my holiday entitlement, and it s only August.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • use — use1 W1S1 [ju:z] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(use something)¦ 2¦(amount of something)¦ 3¦(treat somebody unfairly)¦ 4¦(an advantage)¦ 5 could use something 6¦(word)¦ 7¦(drugs)¦ Phrasal verbs  use something<=>up ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • use — 1 /ju:z/ verb (T) 1 USE STH if you use a particular tool, method, service, ability etc, you do something with that tool, by means of that method etc, for a particular purpose: Can I use your phone? | More people are using the library than ever… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • use — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 using; being used ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, extensive, great, heavy, liberal ▪ full, maximum ▪ He made …   Collocations dictionary

  • use*/*/*/ — [juːz] verb I 1) [T] to do something using a machine, tool, skill, method etc to do a job or to achieve a result Using a computer is so much quicker.[/ex] What type of soap do you use?[/ex] Using all his charm, he managed to persuade them.[/ex]… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • use something up — consume or expend the whole of something the money was soon used up ■ find a purpose for something that is left over I might use up all my odd scraps of wool to make a scarf ■ be used up informal (of a person) be worn out, esp. with overwork she… …   Useful english dictionary

  • use your head — phrase to think carefully in order to understand something or to avoid making a mistake Use your head: why would he say something like that if he was guilty? Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym Main entry: use * * * use… …   Useful english dictionary

  • use your loaf — british informal old fashioned phrase to think carefully about something Thesaurus: to think carefully or a lot about thingssynonym Main entry: loaf * * * use your ˈhead idiom (BrE also …   Useful english dictionary

  • put something to good use — phrase to use something that you have for a sensible purpose that brings a benefit to you Do you promise to put the money to good use? Thesaurus: to use something, or to be usedsynonym Main entry: use * * * put (something) to ( …   Useful english dictionary


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